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Court orders winding-up of Stratech, appoints liquidators from BDO

Court orders winding-up of Stratech, appoints liquidators from BDO

The court sanction came after Stratech failed to garner enough support from its creditors on proposed schemes of arrangement.

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Bill introduced to consolidate and update insolvency and bankruptcy laws

In this Update, we take a look at the key elements of the Bill and the implications of the upcoming changes.

Takeover mechanisms matter in privatisation offers

Takeover mechanisms matter in privatisation offers

The three methods - voluntary delistings, general offers and schemes of arrangement - all differ in shifting the power play between minority shareholders and offerors.

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Landmark ruling lets Trikomsel unit liquidators tap commercial claims funder

Landmark ruling lets Trikomsel unit liquidators tap commercial claims funder

In the first ruling of its kind, the High Court has made a declaration that gives the liquidators of two Trikomsel subsidiaries the green light to proceed with a commercial third-party funding arrangement.

Bill tabled to integrate insolvency, bankrupty and debt revamp laws

Bill tabled to integrate insolvency, bankrupty and debt revamp laws

Omnibus Bill also aims to strengthen debt restructuring regimes and regulate insolvency practitioners.

Journals Online: Creditor schemes of arrangement and dissenting creditor protection

This article looks at three of the legislative changes to scheme of arrangement provisions in the debt restructuring regime in Singapore, namely, the headcount test, cram-downs and pre-packs.

Judicial management – The effect of creditors’ third-party security on their voting rights

Judicial management – The effect of creditors’ third-party security on their voting rights

The case of Re Swiber Holdings Ltd and another matter [2018] SGHC 180 is a welcome addition to the body of case law that complements and supplements the insolvency legislation of Singapore.

Court of Appeal decides whether intangible assets can be abandoned

Court of Appeal decides whether intangible assets can be abandoned

In Lee Chen Seong Jeremy v Official Assignee [2018] SGCA 51, the Court found that the company had abandoned its right in relation to a proof of debt filed against a bankrupt person several years earlier.

Journals Online: Insolvency law

This article in the SAL Annual Review encapsulates and evaluates the 2017 decisions of the Singapore courts on insolvency law. It is authored by Associate Professor Kelvin Poon and Sim Kwan Kiat.

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